en arrière

adverb (or adjective)
en ar·​rière | \ äⁿnȧryeer \

Definition of en arrière

1 heraldry : from the back an eagle proper en arrière
2 ballet : toward the back : backward used of a movement or of the execution of a step a glissade en arrière

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History and Etymology for en arrière

French, behind, backward, in arrears

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“En arrière.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/en%20arri%C3%A8re. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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